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Slow-Cooker Vegan Baked Beans

This version of vegan baked beans doesn't need an oven. The slow cooker makes it the ultimate hands-off party dish. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Slow-Cooker Potluck Beans

It was the morning of our family potluck, and I still needed something to take. I threw together this recipe...


Jen’s Baked Beans

5 reviews

My daughters wanted baked beans, so I gave homemade ones a shot. With mustard, molasses and a dash of heat,...


Georgian Bay Baked Beans

My dressed-up baked beans are always a hit at barbecues and potlucks. If you can, prepare them a day ahead:...


Tangy Cranberry Beans

1 review

Whenever I take these beans to barbecues, they’re always eaten up right away. —Wendie Osipowicz, New Britain, Connecticut

Maple Baked Beans

5 reviews

Since my husband raises hogs and my parents produce maple syrup, this recipe's a natural for me! I usually prepare...


Slow-Cooked Baked Beans

1 review

My friend suggested this recipe when I needed a new dish to bring to a barbecue. It was an incredible...

Brenda’s Baked Beans

4 reviews

When I was a kid, my mom made baked beans all the time. Sometimes we'd turn this side into a...


Old-Fashioned Baked Beans

5 reviews

These hearty beans are a super side dish for a casual meal. The ingredients blend perfectly for a wonderful from-scratch...


Boston Baked Beans

9 reviews

Simmered in molasses, these slow-cooker Boston baked beans are perfect to take to your next potluck. The sauce is sweet,...


Barbecued Beans

2 reviews

Most members of my family would agree that no picnic is complete until these delicious beans have made their appearance....

Cowboy Baked Beans

4 reviews

Baked cowboy beans are a perennial favorite at barbecues and potlucks. My meaty recipe uses a variety of beans and...


Sweet & Hot Baked Beans

6 reviews

Baked beans belong at a barbecue. They're sweet with heat when you add pineapple and jalapenos. — Robin Haas, Cranston,...


Slow-Cooked Boston Beans

3 reviews

These slow-cooked beans have a little more zip than usual Boston baked beans, and the rum helps lighten the flavor....


Smoky Baked Beans

18 reviews

They’ll be standing in line for this saucy bean recipe, full of campfire flavor. A variation on colorful calico beans,...